Recent service descriptions changes

The following tables list changes that have recently been made to service descriptions content.

June 2018

Service description
Topic
Change
Office 365 Platform
Office 365 Education
Updated mobile availability in A1 plans.
Office 365 Education
Updated Litigation Hold references in Education Security and Compliance Center and Exchange Online sections.
Exchange Online
Exchange Online Service Description
Updated availability in Office 365 Business.
Office Applications
Office Applications Service Description
Updated availability across mobile platforms.
Workplace Analytics
Workplace Analytics Service Description
Updated license seat limit, added link to Get Started article, updated prerequisites.
Project Online
Project Online Service Description
Clarified licensing.
Visio Online
Visio Online Service Description
Updated features table to show additional features now available in Visio Online.

May 2018

Service description
Topic
Change
Office 365 Platform
Office 365 Platform Service Description
Clarified GCC High and DoD sharing capabilities.
Office 365 Platform Service Description
Added FastTrack section to GCC topic.

April 2018

Service description
Topic
Change
Office 365 Platform
Office 365 Platform Service Description
Added multi-geo information to Platform Service Description.
Office 365 Platform Service Description
Added Microsoft 365 Business.
Office 365 Security & Compliance Center
Changed archiving limit entry to "Yes" for Office 365 Business Essentials and Office 365 Business Premium.
Office 365 Security & Compliance Center
Changed "Advanced Security Management" to "Office 365 Cloud App Security."
Office Online
Excel Online
Changed first note in topic to "Workbooks that exceed 30 megabytes (MB) cannot be viewed in Excel Online from within Microsoft SharePoint Online." Previously the note said 10 MB.
OneDrive for Business
OneDrive for Business Service Description
Major update to OneDrive for Business Service Description.

March 2018

Service description
Topic
Change
Exchange Online
Exchange Online Service Description
Updates for data encryption at rest in the datacenter and Office 365 Message Encryption (OME) .
Message Policy and Compliance
Updates for data encryption at rest in the datacenter and Office 365 Message Encryption (OME) .
Office Online
Excel Online
Update to Freeze panes support in Excel Online.
SharePoint Online
SharePoint Online Service Description
Multiple updates and restructuring.
SharePoint Online Limits
Multiple updates.
Yammer
Administration and Security Features in Yammer
Removed Notes and Activity Stream Keys.
Document Collaboration Features in Yammer
Removed Notes.
Yammer Service Description
Removed Notes and Activity Stream Keys from the plan comparison table.

February 2018

Service description
Topic
Change
Office 365 Platform
Office 365 Platform Service Description
Updated StaffHub availability for Office 365 Business Premium.
Office 365 Platform Service Description
Updated Compliance[ServiceDesc] page industry certifications.
Office 365 Security & Compliance Center
Updated manual retention policies for Office 365 Enterprise 1 plan.
Office 365 US Government
Multiple updates and restructuring.
Office 365 operated by 21Vianet
Corrected Voice Mail and Voice Mail Integration availability.
Exchange Online
Exchange Online Service Description
Clarified availability of Groups for Exchange Online plans.
Skype for Business Online
Skype for Business Online Service Description
Updated Phone System and conferencing availability for Office 365 Business Premium customers.

January 2018

Service description
Topic
Change
Office 365 Platform
Microsoft 365 Education
Corrected Microsoft Teams availability in Education plans.
Skype for Business Online
Skype for Business Online Service Description
Clarified client chat conversation limitation.
Multiple
Multiple
Added Customer Key to Skype for Business Online, SharePoint Online, and OneDrive for Business service descriptions.

December 2017

Service description
Topic
Change
Office 365 Platform
Office 365 Platform Service Description
Made changes related to availability of services, including Stream and Delve, in Office 365 Enterprise F1.
Service Updates
"First release" is now "Targeted release." Updated link to Office 365 release programs page.
Exchange Online
Exchange Online Service Description
Clarified support for hybrid deployment with Office 365 Enterprise F1 and Exchange Online Kiosk plans.
OneDrive for Business
OneDrive for Business Service Description
Added availability of OneDrive for Business for Office 365 Enterprise F1 (these users have 2GB of OneDrive space).
SharePoint Online
SharePoint Online Service Description
Changed BCS: Business Data Webparts availability in SharePoint Server 2013 Standard CAL under SharePoint on-premises plans from "Yes" to "No"

November 2017

Service description
Topic
Change
Office 365 Platform
Office 365 Platform Service Description
Clarified that Office 365 Enterprise F1 Microsoft Stream users can view videos, but cannot publish or share them.
Office 365 Security & Compliance Center
Added disposition review to advanced data governance.
Office 365 US Government
Clarified Yammer and Office 365 Pro Plus availability.
Office 365 operated by 21Vianet
Added Data Loss Prevention availability.
Office 365 operated by 21Vianet
Corrected availability of IRM via AD RMS.
Microsoft 365 Education
Added page for new offering.
BlackBerry
Removed references to discontinued BlackBerry Business Cloud Services (BBCS).
Exchange Online
Exchange Online Service Description
Added Customer Key availability for Office 365 Enterprise E5.
Exchange Online Limits
Clarified 35 MB attachment limit for Outlook Web Access (OWA). An attached individual file that exceeds 35 MB is blocked. Additionally, an attached group of files that collectively exceeds 35 MB is also blocked.
Clients and Mobile Devices
Multiple updates; article restructured.
Multiple
Multiple
Corrected references to Microsoft Sway.
Multiple
Multiple
Updated OneDrive for Business and SharePoint Online Service Descriptions to include additional hybrid features. Also added hybrid features to Office 365 operated by Vianet, Office 365 Germany, and Office 365 Education pages.

October 2017

Service description
Topic
Change
Office 365 Platform
Office 365 Security & Compliance Center
Added Advanced Governance details.
Office 365 US Government
Added Data Migrations performed by FastTrack table .
Office 365 Germany
Added note that Federated Sharing requires the use of Availability Address Space to support sharing with other tenants.
Exchange Online
Exchange Online Limits
Added limits for Office 365 Message Encryption (OME) legacy version and Office 365 Message Encryption (OME) with new capabilities.
Skype for Business
Skype for Business Online Service Description
Added note that Audio Conferencing can be added to Office 365 Business Premium, Office 365 Enterprise E1, and Office 365 Enterprise E3 subscription plans as an add-on.
Skype for Business Online Service Description
Added note that Communication Credits can be added to Office 365 Business Premium subscription plan as an add-on to support Audio Conferencing only.
Skype for Business Online Service Description
Clarified file transfer capabilities in Office 365 Enterprise F1.
Visio Online
Visio Online Service Description
Added new Visio Online Service Description page and updated multiple pages to reflect this addition.

September 2017

Service description
Topic
Change
Office 365 Platform
Office 365 Platform Service Description
Added Microsoft Stream availability.
Office 365 US Government
Updated US Government pages with new environment names.
Office 365 operated by 21Vianet
Added Microsoft Bookings availability.
Office 365 operated by 21Vianet
Added Microsoft Stream availability.
Office 365 Education
Moved Education plans to separate page, rebranded the existing plans (Office 365 Education A1 and A5), and added Office 365 Education A3.
Skype for Business Online
Skype for Business Online Service Description
Simplified table and rebranded some features: Skype for Business PSTN Conferencing changed to Office 365 Audio Conferencing; Skype for Business PSTN Calling changed to Office 365 Calling Plan; Skype for Business Cloud PBX changed to Office 365 Phone System; and Skype for Business PSTN Consumption Billing changed to Office 365 Communications Credits.
Multiple
Multiple
Rebranding: K1 is now F1.
Multiple
Multiple
Added links to SharePoint Online Limits topic.

August 2017

Service description
Topic
Change
Office 365 Platform
Office 365 Platform Service Description
Clarified note regarding Azure Information Protection (AIP) availability.
Office 365 Plan Options
Clarified note regarding Azure Information Protection (AIP) availability.
Office 365 Security & Compliance Center
Added feature comparison table for standalone plans.
Office 365 Security & Compliance Center
Added Advanced Threat Protection feature detail.
Office 365 US Government
Clarified note regarding Azure Information Protection (AIP) availability.
Office 365 Germany
Clarified note regarding Azure Information Protection (AIP) availability.
Office 365 Germany
Added Audit log search, Advanced data governance, and Office 365 Threat Intelligence features and availability.
Exchange Online
Exchange Online Service Description
Corrected "Cutover migration supported" entry to indicate that cutover Exchange migration is supported.
Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection
Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection Service Description
Added feature detail and availability information.
SharePoint Online
SharePoint Online Service Description
Updated to include Office 2016 applications.
SharePoint Online Limits
Added this topic.
Skype for Business
Skype for Business Online Limits
Corrected file transfer limit.

July 2017

Service description
Topic
Change
Office 365 Platform
Office 365 Platform Service Description
Added Microsoft Forms availability.
Office 365 Platform Service Description
Added footnote about Advanced eDiscovery availability.
Office 365 Plan Options
Added Exchange Online and Skype for Business plan options included in each SKU to Plan Options page.
Office 365 Security & Compliance Center
Added the following to footnote no. 1: "Retention policies applied to mailboxes requires E3 or E5."
Office 365 Security & Compliance Center
Added footnote about Advanced eDiscovery availability.
Office 365 operated by 21Vianet
Added Microsoft Forms description.
Office 365 US Government
Added Office 365 US Government G5 information.
Office 365 operated by 21Vianet
Updated Information Rights Management (IRM) using Windows Server AD RMS.
Office 365 Germany
Added "Create app passwords" row under "User Account Management."
Office 365 Germany
Added pointer to Security & Compliance Center feature description. (Security & Compliance Center is available for Office 365 Germany.)
Office Online
Office Online Service Description
Added Visio.
Exchange Online
Exchange Online Service Description
Changed "Retention Tags and Retention Policies" to "Messaging Records Management (MRM) Retention Tags and Retention Policies."
Voice Message Services
Updated to include an end-of-life announcement for Exchange Online unified messaging via SBC.
Workplace Analytics
Workplace Analytics Service Description
Added new service description
Multiple
Multiple
Azure RMS renamed Azure Information Protection (AIP).
Multiple
Multiple
Removed Office Online vs. Office desktop comparison detail from Office 365 Germany and Office 365 operated by 21Vianet pages. Added pointer to same content on Office Online Service Description page.